Elmwood Park-based BioReference Laboratories Inc. announced today it is acquiring the services business of Edge BioSystems. The acquired business is primarily a genetic sequencing service based in Gaithersburg, Md.
According to the announcement, GeneDx, a clinical diagnostic sequencing laboratory wholly owned by BioReference, will acquire the Edge BioServ genetic sequencing services business.
Dean Gaalaas, CEO of EdgeBio, will assume the position of COO at GeneDx, and will bring with him many of the R&D personnel, including experienced bioinformatics developers, BioReference said in a statement.
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